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Morning Roundup: Price of Preterm Birth Prevention Medication Skyrockets

Preterm birth medication cost will go up 150 times due to exclusivity contract, FBI arrests suspect in Fresno Planned Parenthood arson case, Georgia moves to only allow abortions to be performed in hospitals, and Senator Rand Paul connects abortion, light bulbs, and his toilet. And he really hates his toilet.

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Morning Roundup: Chris Smith Redefines Rape

Women who use IVF at a higher risk for maternal mortality, Rand Paul can’t decide who’s a person, and Rep. Chris Smith’s anti-abortion bill tries to redefine rape.

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Mainstreaming Extremism: More GOP Candidates More Extreme than Ever

The 2010 crop of GOP candidates is a group with more extreme stances on reproductive rights issues than we’ve seen in a long time.

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(VIDEO) Tea Party Motto: Don’t Get Your Way? Get Violent

Lately, numerous right-wing Republican and Tea Party candidates have ominously suggested–to be accurate, asserted–that if they don’t get their way in the elections, they may resort to violence.  Think they’re kidding?

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Paging Dr. Paul: Medicaid Coverage for Births, Family Planning is Essential

Rand Paul, a candidate for the U.S. Senate from Kentucky, argues his state has made Medicaid coverage of labor and delivery “too easy.” In reality paying for a pregnancy can be anything but easy.

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Rand Paul Rails Against Pregnant Women and Medicaid

In his latest rant, GOP candidate for U.S. Senate Rand Paul tells supporters that those pregnant women using Medicaid to access care may just be milking the system.

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(VIDEO) Rand Paul: All for Liberty and Freedom Unless You’re Black, Female, Disabled, or Gay

Rand Paul, the Tea Party candidate who won the Kentucky Republican nomination for Senate, is one scary dude who is finding that his politics of division and hatred don’t transfer very well under the harsh glare of fact and sanity.

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